AT ITS BEST
TriStar Home Video DVD are this month releasing an amazing list of titles,
long awaited by movie buffs to be glorified on DVD.
Available from August 8, DVD enthusiasts can get their hands on a
number of recent and classic box office hits for their collection.
the only way to stay sane is to go a little crazy… after being prescribed a
‘short rest’ in a mental institution following an attempt at suicide, this
is exactly what Susanna Kaysen does. Befriending the resident loonies (led by Angelina Jolie 1999
ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER FOR BEST
SUPORTING ACTRESS), Susanna (played by two time OSCAR® NOMINEE, Winona Ryder) spends a year both flirting and
struggling with the thin line between normal and crazy.
To win her freedom, Susanna realises the one thing that she must face
is herself. Girl,
Interrupted is a true story, based on the book written by Susanna Kaysen.
Audio commentary included on this disc by Director James Mangold takes
viewers through the film in the eyes of the renowned Director.
A behind-the-scenes featurette on the making of the movie with cast and
crew interviews along with five never-before-seen deleted scenes with optional
Director commentary, give an insight to such a personal tale.
Also included on this DVD is an isolated track of songs and Mychael
Danna’s music score, menu music, original movie trailer and talent profiles.
John Malkovich (MA15+)
wanted to be someone else? Now
you can. Described as a nutty head-trip, Being
John Malkovich takes viewers on a trip through the mind of John Malkovich.
Discovered by an out of work puppeteer, Craig (played by John Cusack),
the trip through John Malkovich’s mind can be accessed through a portal in
Craig’s office. A small
business opportunity too good to pass up, Craig sees the journey as his path
to success and decides to charge visitors $200 a trip.
A surreal identity swap, Being
John Malkovich will have you amazed, bewildered and in stitches.
Animated menus and score, theatrical trailer, TV spots, Director Spike
Jonze interview, ‘an intimate portrait of the art of puppeteering’
featurette, Spike’s photo album and talent profiles, are all included on
this DVD, along with the ‘Dance of Despair and Disillusionment’
featurette, a ‘7 1/2 floor orientation’ featurette and even a ‘Portrait
of the Art of Background Driving’ featurette.
Baraka (PG) Release date: August 8
in 24 countries around the world, on six continents, Baraka
tells the spellbinding story of man's diversity and impact on the world.
All of our planet's glories and adversities are captured in this film,
given true justice by the DVD format. Baraka,
when translated, means a blessing, or the essence of life from which the
evolutionary process unfolds. True
to its meaning, this is a film that transcends geographical and language
barriers to inspire audiences around the world.
Adding to the beauty of Baraka
on DVD are the extra features including a ‘making of’ featurette, ‘on
location’ featurette, interview with Director and Chief Cameraman Ron
Fricke, interview with conceptualist Mark Magidson, interview with Baraka’s musical genius Michael Stearns, interview with Alton
Walpole and trailer.
Available from all major retailers nationwide from August 8, this month’s DVD releases from Columbia TriStar Home Video are the missing pieces from any collection.
Columbia TriStar DVD software is of Gold Standard Quality. Every Columbia TriStar DVD title authored by the Sony DVD Center in Culver City, Los Angeles, USA, will carry a Gold Standard Quality Sticker. Consumers should look out for this sticker as Columbia TriStar's endorsement of their superior quality DVD software.